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Published: July 2011
Top Five Vegetable Grilling Principles
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Published: July 2011
King Oyster Mushrooms
King oyster mushrooms have started popping up in supermarkets. What are they and…
Drinking "Expired" Beer
Published: September 2018
Drinking "Expired" Beer
Is it safe to drink beer six months past its “drink by” date? What about its fla…
Canned Tuna
Published: July 2011
Canned Tuna
Canned tuna has never been high-class fare, but nowadays some manufacturers are …
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Premium Canned Tuna
Published: July 2011
Premium Canned Tuna
You'd never recognize this ultra-premium product as canned tuna—and you'd never …
Vanilla Beans
Published: July 2011
Vanilla Beans
For custard-based recipes in which vanilla is the star, we’ve found that vanill…
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Premium (High-End) Pork
Published: July 2011
Premium (High-End) Pork
Nowadays, chefs and consumers pay top dollar for specialty pork breeds. But are…
Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Published: July 2011
Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Red Bell Pepper and Arugula
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Red Bell Pepper and Arugula
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
Published: July 2011
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as creamy…
Porcini and Artichoke Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Published: July 2011
Porcini and Artichoke Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Piquillo Pepper and Manchego Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Published: July 2011
Piquillo Pepper and Manchego Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—i…
Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
Published: July 2011
Olive and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffing (for Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin)
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for One
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for One
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for Two
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs for Two
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Cucumber Salad with Chile, Mint, and Basil
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Chile, Mint, and Basil
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Easy Salmon Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Capers, and Dill
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes with Smoked Salmon, Capers, and Dill
What's a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Coffee Crunch Ice Cream
Published: July 2011
Coffee Crunch Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as cream…
Triple Ginger Ice Cream
Published: July 2011
Triple Ginger Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as cream…
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Olives and Feta
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Olives and Feta
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Garlic and Capers
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella) with Garlic and Capers
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Cucumber Salad with Ginger, Sesame, and Scallion
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Ginger, Sesame, and Scallion
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Cucumber Salad with Jalapeno, Cilantro, and Pepitas
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Jalapeno, Cilantro, and Pepitas
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Summer Peach Cake
Published: July 2011
Summer Peach Cake
Loading a cake with fresh peaches sounds like a great idea- until the flavor fiz…
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
The classic approach will never give you tender scambled eggs with big, pillowy …
Cucumber Salad with Olives, Oregano, and Almonds
Published: July 2011
Cucumber Salad with Olives, Oregano, and Almonds
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Corn Chowder
Published: July 2011
Corn Chowder
Usually awash in a glut of dairy, sweet corn doesn't stand a chance in this clas…
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Published: July 2011
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Our goal was to look no further than the supermarket to replicate this salad's c…
Easy Salmon Cakes
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes
What's a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Smoked Chicken
Published: July 2011
Smoked Chicken
Surprisingly, the trick to perfecting smoke flavor isn't getting the wood to smo…
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Published: July 2011
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
A savory filling boosts flavors and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—…
Published: July 2011
Essential Guide to Grilling Vegetables
Why heat up your kitchen to cook vegetables when you can get crisp-tender textur…
Published: July 2011
Freezing Brined Beans
Tired of waiting hours on end for our beans to brine, we wondered if we could ta…
Published: July 2011
Fast Track to Soft Cheese
Turning on the microwave might not be such a good idea when it comes to warming …
Published: July 2011
Oil Before You Knead
As it turns out, flour might not be the best solution for sticky dough.
Published: July 2011
Leak-Proofing Springform Pans
Published: July 2011
Making Metal Behave Like Glass
Published: July 2011
Almost Pop 'n' Serve Dough
Would freezing bread dough allow us to make bread in two steps?
Published: July 2011
Watering Down Evaporated Milk
Carnation evaporated milk is not a good substitute for fresh milk in the 1:1 rat…
Published: July 2011
Storing Grapes
Does rinsing grapes before storing them cause them to spoil more quickly?
Published: July 2011
Taking Multiple Measures
Since most people only one set of measuring cups, they often use a small cup mul…
Keeping the Kick in Fresh Horseradish
Published: July 2011
Keeping the Kick in Fresh Horseradish
The pungency of fresh horseradish doesn’t seem to last. Grated right away, it ta…
Published: July 2011
Demystifying Corn Syrup
Is Karo corn syrup the same thing as the high-fructose corn syrup ubitquitous in…
Low-Salt Brining
Published: July 2011
Low-Salt Brining
Is it OK to use a salt substitute in a brine?
Zoku Quick Pop Maker
Published: July 2011
Zoku Quick Pop Maker
Is it worth nearly $50 to have faster homemade ice pops?
Grilling Baskets for Whole Fish
Published: July 2011
Grilling Baskets for Whole Fish
Fish baskets can make the task of wrestling whole fish off the grill a lot less …
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Peach Cake
Published: July 2011
Peach Cake
Loading a cake with fresh peaches sounds like a great idea- until the flavor fiz…
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
Published: July 2011
Rich Vanilla Ice Cream
The main reason more people don’t make their own ice cream? It’s never as creamy…
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
Published: July 2011
Italian Bread Salad (Panzanella)
The biggest challenge in making this classic Italian tomato-bread salad is solvi…
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Published: July 2011
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
The classic low-heat approach will never give you tender scrambled eggs with big…
Crisp Cucumber Salad
Published: July 2011
Crisp Cucumber Salad
A watery salad is usually a given when cucumbers are in the mix. But what if, in…
Corn Chowder
Published: July 2011
Corn Chowder
Usually awash in a glut of dairy, sweet corn doesn’t stand a chance in this clas…
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Published: July 2011
Thai Grilled-Beef Salad
Our goal was to look no further than the supermarket to replicate this salad’s c…
Easy Salmon Cakes
Published: July 2011
Easy Salmon Cakes
What’s a nice fresh fillet doing mixed up in a fried cake? Three good reasons: a…
Smoked Chicken
Published: July 2011
Smoked Chicken
Surprisingly, the trick to perfecting smoke flavor isn’t getting the wood to smo…
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Published: July 2011
Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
A savory filling boosts flavor and helps this lean cut stay moist on the grill—i…

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